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crisis -- >> that's it for this week's second look. i'm frank somerville. we'll see you again next week.
frank somerville. >> and i am gasia death.frank -- >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> police are asking witnesses to come forward. only on 2 tonight, ktvu's david stevenson smoke with the man's room -- spoke with the man's roommate about what happened the night his friend was killed. >> reporter: this is a strange case because it centers on how the man was injured on the night the giants' world series win. >> reporter: police are investigating whether a man was fatally assaulted or injured himself at this
am frank somerville. people who feed the homeless say the need has gone up since last year. ktvu's ken pritchett tells us how a staggering number of the people live on less than $100 a month. ken? >> reporter: right now we are outside of saint anthonys. sidewalks are clear right now. the number of meals served today is staggering, as you said, as is the outpouring of volunteers who helped. >> reporter: she has been a volunteer for more than a decade. . >> it is sad because in recent years you see there is a greater need. >> reporter: a greater need and this year as a temporary dining room is used as they build a new one. >> it is tight for everybody but we are dealing with it. >> reporter: they say in its 63 year it will serve 4,000 meals on this thanksgiving day. >> 1-3 live on $100 or less a month. 5 years ago it was 1-10. >> reporter: over at glide memorial church, a similar story, thanksgiving is a tradition. she is a volunteer of more than 20 years. >> if we can serve someone and make them happy, put a smile on their face. >> reporter: he founded glide memorial church 50 yea
with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> welcome back to our election night coverage everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. throughout the state, democrats are cheering. and we have deborah villalon live. >> we have students here rallying, and i want to give you the reaction when president obama was reelected. students just screaming and hugging. we saw tears and disbelief from many of them. they saw that the numbers were close for a while. and so there was definitely an element of shock by many of the faces here. and many students said that this was the first time they had ever voted for a president of course. and so they felt like this was a really special moment and a special night for them. having a hand in a national outcome. and such a prominent race. now they are also watching here for results on proposition 30, which would eliminate some of the education cuts by taxing some of the californians wealthiest taxpayers. and so that is another opportunity here for students to stick around and watch more election results tonight. we're live in berkeley, debora villalon
haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> tonight pleas from the community and authorities have been answered. chp officers are now beginning patrols to shep the oak -- to help the oakland police department. ktvu's mike mibach road long with one officer and live now in oakland. >> reporter: a meeting just getting underway at this chp office in oakland. highway patrol is not disclosing how many officers will be part of this added enforcement but there will be 10 officers partnered up into 5 teams out on the streets tonight. >> reporter: tonight the gate opens on a new detail. chp getting on to oakland city streets. >> i think it has been a bad year. crime wise. >> reporter: last month he asked governor jerry brown for california highway ol
>>> why this procession is so personal for so many. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. >> a procession tonight through the streets of the mission mark it is day of the dead and honors those no longer with us including loved ones and ancestors. amber lee is with us to show us the roots of this tradition. >> reporter: we're live where people have set up altars like this one. but the main attraction is the annual procession through the streets of the mission. all eyes were drawn to the aztec dancers and their colorful head gear witnessed by hundreds in the procession many with candles. the spirit of ancestors come to visit once a year on this day. >> i'm teeling -- feeling very happy and feel great to showcase our culture. >> they have the food and drink that they love and things like that to honor the dead. >> reporter: this woman told us the tradition of face paint appealed to her as she honored her friend robert yagey killed in a bicycling accident years ago. >> i love that people come together to make art in the name of someone they love to
am. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. a story we uncovered, a ob whaley elementary school principal for failing to report child molestation allegations. a jury found that principal guilty. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose with the punishment she faces. >> reporter: she left the courthouse a little while ago and avoided questions about the case, the verdict or what happened inside the courtroom. lin vijayendran sat quietly as the verdict was read. she wiped a tear as she was found aguilty for not reporting -- found guilty for not reporting child abuse at ob whaley elementary school. lin vijayendran she believed the teacher when she said he touched a child but
channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> it is all over for one of the longest serving congressman. voters outested pete stark -- ousted pete stark last night. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live with what led to the upset. >> reporter: even he is crediting this to the new top two new primary. we talked to him here today but hearing from pete stark wasn't so simple. >> reporter: this was pete stark earlier this year. today he was nowhere to be found to talk about
news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> 100 protesters gathered outside in san francisco. this video shot a few minutes ago. the group gathered here around 5:15 p.m. this evening. they are update over an arisy attack in the gaza strip and they -- israeli attack in the gaza strip and they want president obama to end aid. >> the power has just gone out. we have been dealing with power outages but this feels like war. may not have been declared but feels like war. >> she is in gaza, not far from where the attacks occurred. 2,000 ground troops are
's plans. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. we're live tonight with a look at the storm. this is ju a taste of things to come. but we begin in san francisco with eric rasmussen and he tells us getting around requires a lot of patience, eric. >> reporter: it certainly did tonight. julie right now we're down to just the slightest mist but the rain was coming down at a good clip. actually talked to some people who said they tried to wait out the run and the rain in the afternoon commute. but when they got on the roads tonight they still got stuck in some heavy traffic. wet roads and rattled nerves had some drivers waiting an hour or more just to get across the bay bridge from san francisco to oakland. >> how's your commute going tonight? >> sucks. >> it's not a good commute. >> reporter: drivers in the east bay shared that frustration. chopper2 captured this massive back up on 580 near liver mother this afternoon even after crews cleared a big rig crash on the highway. parts of the north bay saw some of the heaviest rain tonight but it did not stop
frank somerville. >> chevron gave the bay area a progress report on its efforts to get the refinery back online after the explosion and fire. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar is live with the controversy surrounding the repair work going on there. >> reporter: chevron is doing everything it can to get back to full capacity but the question, do they have the right permits and are they going to use the right materials? >> reporter: none of the many investigations stemming from the august fire is complete yet, including chevrons. >> we began our own investigation which is not complete. >> that worries others. >> we have already got evidence the city has
frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> live pictures. you can see it right there, rain is falling hard. the bay area is bracing tonight as another round of
rolled into one day. tonight, san francisco is still celebrating. good evening, everyone i'm frank somerville. >> i'm julie haener. it is halloween night, but the rain is falling in parts of the bay area. that seems to be limiting the number of costumed characters. amber lee is live in san francisco's castro. no lack of halloween spirit. >> the castro has a reputation for knowing how to party. especially on halloween. take a look at this one one next to me. this year, things are different. maybe because it's in the middle of the week, and there's rain, or the celebration of the giants earlier today, but tonight, we've seen fewer people than in the past. >> princess of austerity. >> it's coming at you, live. >> reporter: jane describes himself as an avid giant's fan, and his costume is a tribute to center fielder, angel pagan. the pants are for another player, pablo sandoval. >> my dog has bears. >> reporter: even his pig mask has an orange ting. >> to celebrate the giants. >> reporter: no street closures, but police did put up barricades at the intersection of market and castro. re
day. tonight, san francisco is still celebrating. good evening, everyone i'm frank somerville. >> i'm julie haener. it is halloween night, but the rain is falling in parts of the bay area. that seems to be limiting the number of costumed characters. amber lee is live in san francisco's castro. no lack of halloween spirit. >> the castro has a reputation for knowing how to party. especially on halloween. take a look at this one one next to me. this year, things are different. maybe because it's in the middle of the week, and there's rain, or the celebration of the giants earlier today, but tonight, we've seen fewer people than in the past. >> princess of austerity. >> it's coming at you, live. >> reporter: jane describes himself as an avid giant's fan, and his costume is a tribute to center fielder, angel pagan. the pants are for another player, pablo sandoval. >> my dog has bears. >> reporter: even his pig mask has an orange ting. >> to celebrate the giants. >> reporter: no street closures, but police did put up barricades at the intersection of market and castro. revelers definitely
effort starts cracking down. good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. the governor gave the order and within hours the chpd began patrolling oakland. the crack down resulted from a community leaders plea for help. >> reporter: highway pa officers were deployed from the office you see behind me around 7:30 tonight. about a dozen chp officers got behind the wheels of their patrol cars and hit the streets of oakland. about 20 minutes we saw hpd officer pull over a driver for cancelled license. similar partnerships with oakland police have lasted from 60 to 90 days. >> our goal is to improve public safety through traffic enforcement and through contacting individuals who may have outstanding warrants. >> reporter: neither oakland police nor chp have said which days or what areas the officers will be patrolling. >> this shows the east oakland areas where the majority of the homicides occur. >> reporter: johnson told us where he would like to see police focus patrols. jackson put jerry brown on the spot asking for help to stop the violence. >> he said he would do it and i
in bringing it under control. good evening i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. that fire destroyed a home in a neighborhood of million dollars homes. amber lee is live now to tell us what happened. >> reporter: investigators are still on scene making sure there are no flair ups. the fire started here and spread next door. the fire broke out around 7:00 tonight on firmwood. neighbors told me dinner was interrupted by the smell of fire. they initially thought it was someone's fireplace that is until they looked outside. >> this house was on fire like i've never seen before. it was the most frightening thing i had ever seen. it was unbelievable how hot and bright it was. i could feel the intensity on my face. it was out of control. >> reporter: fire crews said when they arrived the home was fully engulfed in flames. the assistant fire chief tells us the house was unoccupied and currently under construction. making it hard for firefighters to go in. >> to protect our members, there were no people, only property, we fought it from outside to protect our people. >> reporter: neighbors te
evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. it appears to be a case of miscommunication. a young boy who was reported missing is now back home in daly city. and it turns out he didn't even know he was missing. amber lee tells us how police found this little boy. >> reporter: police tell us they used every resource available to find this little 11-year-old boy. he was found near palocita school at 11:00 p.m.. we went to the home of the boy. while we were speaking to the family, police called to tell us that the boy had been found and that they were trying to locate the father. when we told police we were with the family they asked us to let us know he was safe. >> police just found him. >> really. >> they just found him and they are going to call you any minute now. >> hello. >> mr. ren handed the phone to his stepson when detectives called because he doesn't speak english. >> hi, hi. okay where? >> reporter: in mandarin, the father thanks police. the boy's stepbrother says he is relieved. >> very happy right now. >> we caught up with father and son af
still stuck to his car. good evening everybody i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. what makes this story more unsettling is what happened while the bicyclist was still unconscious. patti lee has the story from san francisco where she spoke to the man who is still recovering. >> reporter: the driver first hit him from behind then took off with his bike. in the last two hours, park police started preupting these fliers to help generate leads and they say they already have a good head start -- started printing these
'm julie haener. >> and i'm ken wayne in for frank somerville. imagine waking up to this muddy mess. it's what greeted daly city residents after a broken water main unleashed a torrid of mud. residents can are concerned about heavy rain in the forecast toward the end of the week, amber. >> reporter: ken, city workers planned to return to this neighborhood first light tomorrow morning to clean up the mess that's still here at hillside park. they'll preparing for the rain that's expected later this week. by nightfall crews were still spraying off what mud what left on sidewalks, roadways and vehicles after a day long vehicle records. a sight welcomed by neighbors. some said the mud soaked streets kept them from going to work. >> reporter: why couldn't you go to work? >> i could not drive out, i could not walk because it was 3 feet deep. >> reporter: another neighbor tried to drive through the mess, the result a wheel taped in mud and a note that read, will be picked up by insurance company. >> i told him he should not run the motor because i was worried the mud would fill the catalytic co
cause the mud to flow again. good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm ken wayne in for frank somerville. imagine waking up to this muddy mess. it's what greeted daly city residents after a broken water main unleashed a torrid of mud. residents can are concerned about heavy rain in the forecast toward the end of the week, amber. >> reporter: ken, city workers planned to return to this neighborhood first light tomorrow morning to clean up the mess that's still here at hillside park. they'll preparing for the rain that's expected later this week. by nightfall crews were still spraying off what mud what left on sidewalks, roadways and vehicles after a day long vehicle records. a sight welcomed by neighbors. some said the mud soaked streets kept them from going to work. >> reporter: why couldn't you go to work? >> i could not drive out, i could not walk because it was 3 feet deep. >> reporter: another neighbor tried to drive through the mess, the result a wheel taped in mud and a note that read, will be picked up by insurance company. >> i told him he should not run the motor because i was w
not to do. good evening, everyone, i'm frank somerville. >> i'm julie haener. a 5-year-old boy suddenly bolts right into the path of an oncoming van. the child was hit along lake shore avenue in oakland. ken wayne has late information about the child's condition. >> reporter: not really seeing any information tonight about the boy. but we learned about a half hour ago from oakland fire officials that he's 5 years old, and is in life-threatening condition. several people saw the collision and the immediate aftermath. off duty san francisco firefighter rushed to provide aid. >> he about an inch and a half gash underneath his chin and a quarter inch opening. he started to go into shock. >> a little boy in the street. laying with his mom. she was holding onto him. trying to get some kind of response out of him. >> reporter: the boy was rushed to oakland children's hospital. the driver of the van stopped, and is cooperating with police. >> she was shaken up really bad. i spoke to her. she shook. she said i was driving down the street and all of a sudden there was this kid, and he was there i
their children not to do. good evening, everyone, i'm frank somerville. >> i'm julie haener. a 5-year-old boy suddenly bolts right into the path of an oncoming van. the child was hit along lake shore avenue in oakland. ken wayne has late information about the child's condition. >> reporter: not really seeing any information tonight about the boy. but we learned about a half hour ago from oakland fire officials that he's 5 years old, and is in life-threatening condition. several people saw the collision and the immediate aftermath. off duty san francisco firefighter rushed to provide aid. >> he about an inch and a half gash underneath his chin and a quarter inch opening. he started to go into shock. >> a little boy in the street. laying with his mom. she was holding onto him. trying to get some kind of response out of him. >> reporter: the boy was rushed to oakland children's hospital. the driver of the van stopped, and is cooperating with police. >> she was shaken up really bad. i spoke to her. she shook. she said i was driving down the street and all of a sudden there was this kid, and he wa
, the one item taken by burglars that is irreplaceable. good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. that bay area mother returned from grief counseling to discover her home had been burglarized and an urn containing the ashes of her dead baby is now missing. that mother is now pleading for the return of that one precious item. >> reporter: the single mother tells me she and her children moved into this home behind me just two months ago. she says she chose it because it's in a quiet neighborhood she thought was safe. that all changed last night when burglars ransacked her home. >> i feel raped that you raped me of my privacy, my home and you stole from me. >> reporter: mishi cokier is sad. thieves stole the tv and presents she bought for her children. >> i turned around and said, they took the tv. >> reporter: but what hurt her mother was the unof her baby. >> reporter: it was right here. >> reporter: she says it was placed inside a jewelry box. now she fears the thieves will discard it because the baby's remains are of no value of them. >> reporter: i ask you, do not di
'm frank somerville. a strike is just now getting underway. holiday travelers are caught right in the middle of it. heather holmes, live at terminal one. union workers began walking a picket line that is set to expand tomorrow. >>> these are custodians, electricians painters and plumbers. they kicked off this 24 hour labor action, that will not only target the airport, but also the port. frank, and julie, it's no coincidence why they are choosing now to walk off the job. this is after all, one of the busiest travel days of the year at oakland airport. while plenty of people are getting away for thanksgiving, airport union officials hope they get their message loud and clear. >> what our members want is for the port to come back to the table and sit town with this realistically, and fairly. >> reporter: it represents about 220 maintenance, and custodial workers. >> the port has been completely transparent in our negotiations. >> reporter: the port says it faces serious financial challenges, including $1.3 billion in outstanding debt. it is now asking employees to start contribut
haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. as soon as city leaders approved a ban on public nudity people started stripping off their clothes. david stevenson is live with the angry
evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. we begin right now with team coverage, chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the slow moving storm as it slides down from the santa rosa area. but first we go outdoors to ktvu's ken wayne in marin county and some of the problems refound. >> reporter: it's still raining in nevado and it seems any time there's wet weather and roadways that creates a dangerous combination, that was no exception tonight. this was the scene on highway 101 after a two car crash. one stunned driver was still trying to figure out what went wrong. >> i don't know how it happened. >> are you okay? >> yeah, i'm fine. >> you don't really look okay. >> as soon as i wash up i'll be fine. >> people in a hurry. not paying too much attention. >> we've been busy, we've got collision calls from various areas. but that's -- yeah part of the course considering the rain. >> reporter: drivers try to make their way home through the rain. it was a much more sedate scene in downtown petaluma and much different from tucson arizona. >> it's in the 80s and sun
to pinpoint where the storm is now and where it's headed. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. we begin right now with team coverage, chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the slow moving storm as it slides down from the santa rosa area. but first we go outdoors to ktvu's ken wayne in marin county and some of the problems refound. >> reporter: it's still raining in nevado and it seems any time there's wet weather and roadways that creates a dangerous combination, that was no exception tonight. this was the scene on highway 101 after a two car crash. one stunned driver was still trying to figure out what went wrong. >> i don't know how it happened. >> are you okay? >> yeah, i'm fine. >> you don't really look okay. >> as soon as i wash up i'll be fine. >> people in a hurry. not paying too much attention. >> we've been busy, we've got collision calls from various areas. but that's -- yeah part of the course considering the rain. >> reporter: drivers try to make their way home through the rain. it was a much more sedate scene in downtown petaluma and much dif
at 6. >>> good evening. i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. we begin tonight with developing news. news chopper 2 is live in san
are gearing up for what's called black out wednesday. good evening, everyone. i'm frank somerville. >> i'm julie haener. police tell us, thanksgiving eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year. some refer to it as blackout wednesday. some officials say it is second only to new years for drunk driving violations. leave in petaluma, he found college students getting together for cocktails, and police getting together for a busy night. >> reporter: you can see behind me on this blackout wednesday, people are already out having a good time. we have a long ways to go. police are just hoping people don't party too much. >> these college age women are home for thanksgiving and are catching out over a drink called a swamp water. >> just back in town and hanging out. >> just a good feeling to come home. petaluma is a good town to come home to. >> the bars are just packed. i don't know why everyone wants to drink so much a night before eating a bunch of turkey. >> reporter: sometimes, the celebrations go too far. this was the scene two years ago. >> we had problems with bars overserving. y
, everyone. i'm frank somerville. >> i'm julie haener. police tell us, thanksgiving eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year. some refer to it as blackout wednesday. some officials say it is second only to new years for drunk driving violations. leave in petaluma, he found college students getting together for cocktails, and police getting together for a busy night. >> reporter: you can see behind me on this blackout wednesday, people are already out having a good time. we have a long ways to go. police are just hoping people don't party too much. >> these college age women are home for thanksgiving and are catching out over a drink called a swamp water. >> just back in town and hanging out. >> just a good feeling to come home. petaluma is a good town to come home to. >> the bars are just packed. i don't know why everyone wants to drink so much a night before eating a bunch of turkey. >> reporter: sometimes, the celebrations go too far. this was the scene two years ago. >> we had problems with bars overserving. young people, fights. you know, dui's. >> reporter: extra officers will
center after reports that a strong odor was making people sick. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie heatherville. heather holmes is at a memorial that is now growing. >> reporter: we watched tonight as people most of them strangers have placed candles, stuffed animals and flowers. the girl was wearing her helmet when she was struck and killed. this the áf couple came to say a prayer for the life lost. >> we have kids that have grown up here. you know, it's just, it's a family in this area. >> reporter: police say around 8:30 this morning the girl who's name has not been released was riding her bike east. joe roden works at the prudential office near by. >> happened to see some commotion, looked out and realized that somebody had happened. >> i rushed back and get a blanket, i rushed and brought it out to try to keep her warm. >> reporter: the girl was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. >> reporter: not far away, we ran into a bicyclist who said she tries to stay safe. >> it's really scary. because the people are kind of speeding by
people sick. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie heatherville. heather holmes is at a memorial that is now growing. >> reporter: we watched tonight as people most of them strangers have placed candles, stuffed animals and flowers. the girl was wearing her helmet when she was struck and killed. this the áf couple came to say a prayer for the life lost. >> we have kids that have grown up here. you know, it's just, it's a family in this area. >> reporter: police say around 8:30 this morning the girl who's name has not been released was riding her bike east. joe roden works at the prudential office near by. >> happened to see some commotion, looked out and realized that somebody had happened. >> i rushed back and get a blanket, i rushed and brought it out to try to keep her warm. >> reporter: the girl was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. >> reporter: not far away, we ran into a bicyclist who said she tries to stay safe. >> it's really scary. because the people are kind of speeding by because it's jefferson and they just, go really fast. >> r
evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. we are on storm watch as a series of stms are taking aim at the bay area. some spots could see up to a foot of rain in the next few days. chief meteorologist bill martin brings us our weather. >> it's a good series
. >> and i'm frank somerville. it's the first of several storms and it's almost here. our chief meteorologist bill martin is going to set the time line. but we begin with debora villalon who tells us truck drivers may have to find other routes. >> reporter: as rain is going to start out, wind will be a bigger problem than rain to start out. and in some of the bay area bridges wind can be a big hazard. behind this big rig, this offer knows it's not going to be such a smooth drive. >> if the wind becomes too substantial, and if it's causing vehicles to topple over or that's a concern then the bridge will be shut down for big riggs and high profile vehicles. >> in storms like this we do expect there to be some power outages. >> reporter: pg & e also bracing, bringing winds down before winds do it. still crews can't get every branch so a flashlight with fresh batteries should be a must. creeks are way downright now. still sandbags are at the ready and san anselmo is sending out alerts. >> i think my first teammate is coming in 24 hours ago. >> they're pretty secure here, they're not going to go o
to prevent power outages. good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. it's the first of several storms and it's almost here. our chief meteorologist bill martin is going to set the time line. but we begin with debora villalon who tells us truck drivers may have to find other routes. >> reporter: as rain is going to start out, wind will be a bigger problem than rain to start out. and in some of the bay area bridges wind can be a big hazard. behind this big rig, this offer knows it's not going to be such a smooth drive. >> if the wind becomes too substantial, and if it's causing vehicles to topple over or that's a concern then the bridge will be shut down for big riggs and high profile vehicles. >> in storms like this we do expect there to be some power outages. >> reporter: pg & e also bracing, bringing winds down before winds do it. still crews can't get every branch so a flashlight with fresh batteries should be a must. creeks are way downright now. still sandbags are at the ready and san anselmo is sending out alerts. >> i think my first teammate is coming in 24 hou
this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. . >>> good evening, i'm julie haener. >> i'm frank somerville. >> the first in a series of powerful storms strikes the bay area. right now we're getting a break. crews are busy cleaning up flooded streets and downed trees such as this one in the town of occidental. this is just the beginning. chief meteorologist bill martin begins the storm watch coverage. >> the rain is coming and we need the rain. we have a lot of rain in the forecast as we get through the next few days. today's rain moved through, messed up the morning commute. you saw it on mornings, at the richmond bridge, wi
'm frank somerville. a flash flood watch is posted tonight for much of the bay area, heavy rain is falling right now in some areas and that rain is expected to spread across the entire region overnight. we have team coverage this evening our chief meteorologist bill martin says the timing of this storm may be changing. maureen naylor is in stanford where 60,000 people are expected to gather tomorrow morning. and amber lee is going to show us why the morning commute is going to be a mess but we begin with jana katsuyama with where the heaviest rain has been falling so far. >> reporter: it's been a downpour here. crews have been here trying to clear out the leaves and the debris from low lying areas and we are on third street where you can see the road dips down. that's the area where police are concerned about. they're expecting for a lot of rain to fill this area. water has already saturated the ground and more rain keeps falling. >> during intense rainfalls it rises rapidly. >> reporter: fire officials say people should be weary of streams and rivers as well as pooling water and flooding
. >>> and i'm frank somerville. we are on storm watch at this hour as the first of a series of fall storms brings rain and snow to northern california, and we begin with our chief meteorologist bill martin who's tracking the storm. >> this rain is right on time for the afternoon commute and the get away toward the holiday weekend. the rain has been falling all afternoon. it started this morning. live storm tracker 2 picks out the heaviest locations. of course you can see these areas up in the north bay. that's the heaviest rain. we're seeing moderate to heavy rain fall throughout the area. we're right here near broadway and emeryville you see heavy showers here. that's significant rain fall, maybe the rate of a qua
explores that very question in today's "black in america". >> reporter: frank somerville is a news anchor in california. he is used to hearing from the public. when he posted a picture doing his daughter's hair on facebook he and his wife, donna, were overwhelmed. >> the facebook page lit up and it kept going and going and going. >> i think it hit a racial core. i think it also hit a father/daughter cord. >> reporter: eight years ago, the somervilles adopted cali, a decision that raised tough questions about themselves. >> there's a baby out there that needs a mommy and a daddy. if we all of a sudden back out because we're scared that this happens to be a black baby, what does that say about us? >> reporter: they cherish watching cal ichi's play time w older sister, sydney. but know as she gets older there will likely be challenges. trans-racial adoptees can experience a lack of cultural identity. >> we dealt with it. my mom always turned everything that was an obstacle into confidence. >> reporter: helped world renowned chef samuelson, ethiopian, adopted by swedish parents. >> race, defi
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